How much trash do you generate in a year? Today's guest heretic, Kathryn Kellogg, will teach us a thing or two about the simple steps we can take to minimize the impact of our actions on soil and waterways. We'll compare long and short term costs of our decisions and take the romance out of minimalist living, while keeping the extra cash we save in our pockets.
Kathryn Kellogg, the founder of Going Zero Waste and forthcoming author of 101 Ways to Go Zero Waste, breaks eco-friendly, sustainable living down into an easy step -by-step process with lots of positivity and love! All of her trash for two years fits in a 16 oz mason jar, but don’t let that intimidate you. Her blog is full of small, actionable tips you can implement to make the world a little greener.
Highlights from today's Zero Waste episode:
09:20 ~ Paper or Plastic? It's more complicated than that.
15:26 ~ How to produce only 8oz of garbage a year; how it began.
18:54 ~ Government hindrance in going zero waste.
24:52 ~ The experiment in Tiny Home living.
34:21 ~ Financial benefits of zero-waste living.